All University of Alberta alumni are invited to join the U of A Alumni Association, which was established in 1915 and now includes more than 250,000 graduates in 50 active branches around the world. The Association’s mission is to create a lifetime connection between alumni and their university.
EFS is always happy to hear from its former students. We are particularly interested in knowing about your adventures and achievements since graduation. Please feel free to contact us to establish or update your profile and to tell us your story:
Under the pen name Minister Faust, former Writer-in Residence and English Major Azania is re-imagining the universe right here at home.
As part of the editorial team of the alumni magazine "New Trail", she works as an editorial research assistant, as well as the distribution manager
Having worked in theatre and the world of film, she is now a freelance writer, filmmaker, and photographer. She even started a podcast
She took an unlikely path to pioneering tech CEO
Shelby uses her interdisciplinary Arts degree to improve how video games are made.
Her love for writing lead her to a career in journalism and broadcasting, to become the CBC Edmonton's News at 6 producer and host.
A lifelong champion of public libraries she has made the Edmonton Public Library far more than a place to borrow books
"She is part of the rising tide lifting women into leadership roles in both politics and the corporate world."
She has turned a personal involvement in books into a mission to increase library access and literacy for all Albertans.
After participating in the Arts Work Experience program, she now works for the City of St. Albert in Corporate Planning
As a film classification officer with the Alberta Government she is responsible for film ratings and has contributed to the classification of over 700 films and trailers annually
If there is any veracity to the proverb, fortune favours the bold, Brittney Hubley, double major in Creative Writing and English, is destined for glory.
On his way to an honours English degree, Scott found a way to reconcile his sexual orientation with this Christian faith.
Founder of PopCap Games he revolutionized the industry by opening accessibility to a greater audience through mobile gaming
For her, earning a degree is more than just academics; it's about trying new things.
From labour representative to successful small business owner/author in less than four months
"I liked research and writing and I liked the university environment". Becoming the Acquisitions Editor for the University of Alberta Press
Shirley McDonald's book of essays helped inform the debate around controversial provincial legislation
"I wanted to use my talents for my own benefit, where no one was going to decide if I was valuable or not."
"He helps construct - and deconstruct - the identity of our growing, dynamic city."
Writer, poet and musician, Program Officer for the Faculty of Arts' Canadian Literature Centre, and co-owner of the Glass Bookshop.
Shama's life took her all over the world before she returned to her hometown to pursue a PhD.
Vivek has made waves in academia by creating a course that focuses on writers of colour. Author of six books, and the head of a new publishing imprint designed to launch young and racially diverse authors.
"The story of this place fascinates me" says the journalist, 2018 Alumni Honour Award recipient, and Federal Senator.
Freelance writer, poet and editor, 2019 Writer-in-Residence at the Edmonton Public Library, and co-owner of the Glass Bookshop.
A lawyer with Brownlee LLP and incoming president of the Edmonton Bar Association for 2020, she spends her time outside of the office focused on contributing to the community.
Tarene is part of the next generation of Indigenous writers and community leaders
As a writer, academic and community organizer she works to fight racism and build a better society.
She has a passion for all aspects of communication and works as research support specialist at UBC, Okanagan Campus.
During her AWE (Arts Work Experience) she worked as an intern at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C.
Joyce is a Digital Communications Strategist at the U of A and describes her experience here as "home away from home".
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